Douglas C. Herbert

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Phi Kappa Phi; Order of the Coif. Member, 1976-1977 and Executive Editor, 1977-1978, University of Chicago Law Review. Co-Author: "A Pragmatic Argument Against Applying the Disparate Impact Doctrine in Age Discrimination Cases," 37 South Texas Law Review 625 (1996) (with Lani S. Shelton); "Key Decisions in Attempting to Prevent Certification of Employment Discrimination Class Actions," 22nd Annual Multi-State Labor and Employment Law Seminar (with Walter A Paulson). Author: "Discrimination Claims Against Drug Testing," 3 Employee Testing and the Law 1, Jan. 1988. Law Clerk to Hon. John C. Godbold, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 1978-1979.

Areas of Practice (10)

  • Employment Law Defense
  • Employment Litigation
  • Employment Class Actions
  • Employee Discipline
  • Affirmative Action Plans
  • Personnel Policies
  • Executive Employment Law
  • Wage and Hour Law
  • Covenants not to Compete
  • Civil Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
202-659-1400  Phone
202-659-2435  Fax
University Attended:
Mississippi State University, B.A., with highest distinction, 1975
Law School Attended:
University of Chicago, J.D., cum laude, 1978
Year of First Admission:
1979, District of Columbia; 1992, Maryland; 1984, Virginia; 1996, U.S. Supreme Court
Birth Information:
Bethesda, Maryland, May 25, 1953
Payment Information:
  • Fixed Hourly Rates

Peer Reviews

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